mediation after they tried to work through the conflict which could preserve more than 18,000 jobs. yesterday, at a u.s. bankruptcy court hearing, the 82-year-old company asked permission to start shutting down its business. instead, the judge urged hostess and the workers union to start mediation. the brands will more than likely be snapped up by eager, hungry buyers. >> that is music to twinkie and hoho fans all over the world. >> i can't believe how many people ran to the stores. >> christina, you said a twinkie was going for what? >> $60. >> for a pack of twinkies. >> and that's no zinger. [ rim shot ] this is not a black and white photo. the dark clouds are moving in. in addition to the clouds, we have gusty winds. the front is much closer to us at this point.